Collection Finding Aid
John H. (Jack) Salm, Jr. Collection
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)
Photograph Collection, Library
L. Duy, Feb. 2009
Scope and Content
Book titled A Bloody Job Well Done: The History of the Royal Australian Navy Helicopter Flight Vietnam, 1967-1971 and a photograph of a sign for the 135th Assault Helicopter Company donated to the Vietnam Archive by John H. (Jack) Salm, Jr.
Born in Newark, NJ, 1930. Volunteered for Army in 1951. Major, 22 years of service. 48AHC 1966-1967, 1 FFV FLT. DET. 1967. Gunship Platoon Leader 48th Operations Officer 1 FFV. Stationed in Tuy Hoa, Nha Trang. The 48th supported the 101st ARVN, ROIC all over the 1 FFV in numerous operations. Received 13 medals, including an Army commendation Medal. Retired in 1972. Rank at discharge at LTC. Member and current President of the VHPA (2009). After retiring from the miilitary he taught for 20 years.
Rights and Access
Collection is open for research
A Bloody Job Well Done: The History of the Royal Australian Navy Helicopter Flight Vietnam, 1967-1971, edited by Max Speedy and Bob Ray, 2008.
135th Assault Helicopter Company Sign- Get The Bloody Job Done.